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Swimming Pool Consultation

Swimming Pool Consultation UK Swimming Pools LTD can provide a consultation service where we can help with all those details which decades in the field have proven to be major factors in long lasting swimming pool construction. Things such as ” the pools bathing load” and the engineering detail of the reinforcing, just a few…

Swimming Pool Recomissioning

Starting up the pool ‘re-commissioning’. 1.Remove the cover/s from the pool. 2. Remove the floatation drums and place water hose to refill pool. 3. Re-connect pump couplings. 4. Retighten filter keg drain point and drain plugs in pump body. 5. Check water quality of swimming pool/spa and add required chemicals. [I will cover this in…

Swimming Pool Decomissioning

In the UK it is common for swimming pool owners to ‘shut down’ their pools and spas during the winter time in the belief that lowering the pool water and draining down the equipment will help prevent damage to the systems. Here at UK Swimming Pools ltd we believe that although the United Kingdom does…

Swimming Pool Accessories

Once your swimming pool has been constructed or if you own one already, you may consider having some extra options and accessories, such as air injection, automatic pool sweeps, aqua slides, automatic safety covers and small pool toys. Please call UK Swimming Pools for a quote and information. Pumps and Filters Swimming pool pumps and…

Planning Permission For Swimming Pools

Most domestic swimming pools and spas do not require any form of planning permission of local council building control involvement, providing the pool is no less than five metres from the house and not within one metre of the dwelling boundary. However, should the property be located in an area of outstanding beauty, on the…

How Swimming Pools Work

What is a Swimming Pool? In times past people used to swim and bathe in natural waters. Roman emperors and kings of other countries had private pools in which they kept fish. The first indoor swimming pools in England were constructed early in the 19th century. Largely untreated, early pools got dirtier as the days…

Certikin Products

At UK Swimming Pools ltd we use only the best swimming pool and spa products. We have found over the years that Certikin products offer the best quality and value for money with a long term guarantee. All Certikins products are well tested and have over the years given the best reliable service.UK Swimming pools…

Domestic Swimming Pools

Swimming pools are considered to be the icon of wealth, an example of ‘you are doing well’, you are successful! well that is true, but swimming pools are in fact the same price they were 30 years ago. With the aid of technology and cheaper manufacturing processes having a new reinforced concrete swimming pool can…

Coping Stones and Paving

UK Swimming Pools can supply and fix new ‘Senlac’ concrete coping stones in many colours to suite your swimming pool. When refurbishing your concrete pool [see our pages Swimming Pool refurbishments and Concrete swimming pools] Most times your existing coping will be damaged or defective. We can supply and fix new copings to match your…

Swimming Pool Heating

Once UK Swimming Pools limited have built you new swimming pool or spa, you will almost certainly require it to be heated. There are number of ways this can be done, and whether you are using ‘fossil’ fuels [gas, electric or oil] or re-new able energy such as solar, air sourced or ground sourced heat…

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